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Ghost of the Fireflies

by Paul Allen Panks


(based on 6 ratings)
2 reviews

About the Story

A text adventure with RPG elements. Although it may seem that the game is taking place in a forest or a small village, you will quickly discover that the interior of a tortured mind is where this game ultimately takes place.

Game Details

Language: English (en)
First Publication Date: September 30, 2007
Current Version: Unknown
License: Freeware
Development System: BASIC
Baf's Guide ID: 3032
IFID: MZ-6A10E34F1670602314DCC843F56DE745
TUID: ju3uvqc84mkie1l4


27th Place - 13th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2007)


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
A slightly more dressed up version of Panks' games, September 30, 2017

This game has all the usual Panks trappings:

inn - check
Jesus as a combatable NPC - check
hellhound - check
automated randomized combat - check

This game adds some of the Japanese atmosphere of the Ninja games to the mix. But overall, it's more of the same.

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
1 1/2 Stars, November 13, 2007
by James Hall (UK)

This is perhaps the author's best game yet, although admittedly that's not saying much. The home-grown parser is still very primitive and there are a fair quantity of bugs in there. Includes a rather insulting introduction.

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